Page 13 article text (OCR)
The N*wÂ», Frederick, Md., Monday, November 19, 19S1 i-Year-OM Turtle Dies . . "Jumbo** the more than 100-yea tld common fresh-water snapping turtle and believed to be the larger "specimen of this species in cap tivity; died Sunday afternoon in "his heated winter-quarters a Delphey's Sport Store, 140 Wes Patrick street The big carnivorous snapper has been ailing for some time, J. Pau tnd Julien Delphey, his owners said last night His weight which had astonished experts when i j reached 60-pounds had dwindled t a bare 50, still a record, when hi practically refused to eat lately. It was yesterday when his owners went into the basement wher "Jumbo" had his specially-buil winter task to tempt him with morsels of "lean, cubed steak", thi turtle was found dead. Feeding "Jumbo" has always beei a problem, the Delpheys remarked. One of the best beloved attract ions in the sportsmen's small zo and attracting hundreds of visit ors weekly; the common fresh Â·water snapping turtle (not to b confused with snappers of simila denomination but without the pre ceding "common"), would not ea anything but meat and good mea without any fat whatsoever, a that Tough During War This made for apparent diffi culties when meat was rationei during World War II and recentl; when steak prices began to soar Fortunately, "Jumbo'^ recentlr only required feeding every coupl of months during his winter semi hibernation. As to claims that the local snap per was the biggest on record Delpheys submit the weight notet above, his present 17xl6-inCh shel and measurement of 28 inches from head to tail His six-inch thick head and strong jaws were ample reason for hi keepers to feed him by wooden fork or on a string. One snap of th* huge head could have taken off man's hand to the wrist in on bite, Delphey said. For over 18 years, "Jumbo" ha belonged in the Delphey's zoo: eve since they bought him from "one o the Gas House Pike Weddle boys' who captured the turtle in Carroll creek at "Sister's Hill." Death of "Jumtio" reduces th popular zoo in the rear of 140 Wes Patrick street to a pair of raccoon and "Mike", the bear. The adver tising value of these animals ha been incalculable. J. Paul Delphey said yesterday. His store maintain a space about 20 x 30 feet invalu able for parking use, to maintain quarters for the animals including "Jumbo's" tank for warm-weathe- use. "Jumbo" was the only one of the captive exhibits who never tried to escape. Mike n. and his prede cessor Mike I, made several sport ive forays but were returned to cage with no harm done. Just las' week, two raccoons had the neigh borhood agape as they escaped for a romp and were only captured when their sleeping box wa shoved near them when the; climbed a tree to nap. The shell of "Jumbo" and hi body will be stuffed by a local taxidermist for preservation of the big turtle along with the bear-skin rug of the late Mike I- a well-known coon-dog of Delphey's and a mounted 'coon, on display at the store his owners said last night. CLAIMS BEING "ROLLED" Two local men were held in bond of S250 each over the week-end on a larceny complaint by Richarc Stine, Middletown, that he had been "rolled" at a drinking partj in Klineharts alley." Held are Harry Kintz, Kline- harts alley and William E. Whitesell, East Fifth street. Stine said ho was invitee! to Kintz's home "to have a few drinks", then $15 was extractec from his trousers pockets. Kmt and Whitesell were jailed by Sergt Potts, Officers De Grange and Bopst, about 3.30 p. m. Sunday morning. SHE'S SET. FOR SK4S-H yew -want to, t* different at the winter rÂ»Â»rt,1ry *his Â«ye-catch- iar ski-stating ensemble de- iigneftDr Jfccqiws Jtfm-of Paris. It features sleeveless, flared (tonic Jacket in white Mongolian .fur, and Â« Medieval-style headpiece 3n jewel-trimmed black flstt. tJiwJerneatn, yoa wear a jblwk .wo* sweater, atfd, a the WWrtfcir fc frightfully co*l; Mack fcte. NBA-Acme photo hotoetDter a. Hewy.) JEWS PA PER I Tax Scandals Only Touched WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 VP)~Senator Williams (R-Del) said today investigations of corruption in the Government's tax collection machinery have "only scratched the surface." He recommended "deeper digging" by Congressional Committees and called on the Truman Administration for more cooperation. "We've had no cooperation from the top officials in Government in these exposures," said the Senator whom Republican colleagues credit with starting the current Congress ional probes of the Internal Reve nue Bureau. Williams aired his views on a TV show (NBC'-s American Forum of the Air.) John B. Dunlap, chairman of the Internal Revenue Bureau, failed to appear on the program as scheduled. NBC officials said Dunlap was suddenly taken ill. Robert Ramspeck, chairman of the Civil Service Commission, took hi* place. The subject for discussion: "Is there enough conscience in Government" Williams said he disagreed with a statement attributed to Dunlap recently that the charges of corruption in the bureau should be "played down" because out of 56.000 employes the situation studied had brought only 22 resignations, suspensions or firings. "That's not the point," said the Senator. "The point is that 10 per cent of your tax collecting facilities have been exposed to have been under the jurisdiction and operation of men who have been denounced as crooks." Asked by Moderator Frank Blair to amplify his percentage figure, Williams said: "There are 62 collecting offices in the country and six collectors have been fired, charges against them, some of them indicted and the others under grand jury investigation." Williams advocated an independent audit of the books of the Internal Revenue Bureau with the findings made available to Congressional inspection. He said also that tax collectors should be placed under Civil Service and appointed according to their qualifications. Ramspeck agreed with both proposals. "They should be selected," he said, "because of what they know, not who they know." Weekend Arrests By City Police Reported Promiscuous auto-blowing on East street Saturday afternoon, led to a charge of contributing to delinquency of minors by giving them whiskey to drink, City Police records for the week-end, show. Chaiges of disturbing the peace by cursing complaining residents with raucous tocsin soundings, were dropped against two youths. 16 nnd 19 years of agp as Burr Homer Ran- dies Route 2, Dickerson, posted $25 on a charge oC contributing to their delinquency. Randies said he would not stand hearing. Police Officers Simmons and McKeldin investigated the complaint of peace disturbance when a phone call announced two youths persisted in loudly sounding the horn of a parked truck with no appaiont reason for so doing The woman complainant said they cursed her lewdly when she tried to have the noise stopped. Investigators said the two minors had been drinking and Randies admitted furnishing them whiskey. All three defendants are from Montgomery County. Officers wore not so successful in catching up with a hit-and-run driver who damaged an automobile parked in the 1200 block North Market street near midnight Saturday. The automobile of Austin Klipp. parked on the east side of thfe street while the owner visited friends on the west side, was badly damaged about the left-rear fender and side. Police said they have .1 hub-cap clew to the offending car. Another automobile, registered in the name of Zelan D. Phillips, USS Mississippi, EAG 128th Fleet, Norfolk, Va Postofficc, which has been left three days on West Patrick street, was towed to a gatage as police endeavored to find out jf the car had been stolen and driven here. Guy Charles Kline, Rt. 3, Myers- vine, was cited by Sengt Swomlcy on a traffic charge of exceeding 30 mph, early Sunday afternoon. H CLUB ELECTS Officers for the coming year were elected at the meeting of the Braddock 4-H Club held at the home of Janet Moore. Those elected were: president. Charlotte Wiles; vice president, Janet Moore; secretary, Maxine Sexton; treasurer. Katherine Reeder; historian, Carolann Molesworth; reporter, Carol Krantz. Modeling dresses at the Armory for the Food Show was discussed. The new unit. Run with Felt, was explained. The first project will be bedroom slippers. Refreshments were served by thÂ» hostess. Sewing Club Was Speechless THE FIEST THANKKGIVrNO Illustrated by Walt Scott Instinctively, the Indians realized that they were being received with courtesy am) respect. They were thoroughly delighted. Several days aftw feoving the Pilgrims, Somosrf returned. This time he Strode at the head of a large bond of warriors. Uncertain of the Indians' intentions, Standish greeted them with o military guard of honor. TO AID THE CRIPPLED---J. Milton Brunk, president of the Frederick County Chapter oC the Maryland Society for Crippled Children and Adults, is shown here a year ago receiving a check from Thomas S. Glass on behalf of Frederick Lodge, No. 684 B, P. O. Elks, proceeds derived from the annual Charity Ball. The third such annual event will be held in the State Ainiory here on Wednesday evening this week and bids fair to attract the customary large throng from Frederick and adjacent counties. Proceeds From Elks Dance On Wednesday Donated To Charity With preliminary reports Indicating sell-out attendance, the Third Annual Charity Bnll of Frederick Lodge, No. (584, B. P. O Elks, scheduled for the State Armory v on Wednesday evening [his week, bids fair to inaugurate Ihc local social season with both success and f a n f a r e With all proceed 1 ! over and above expenses destined for charity separate and apart fi om tho-e usually carried on bv the Elks, t h i s year's attraction is expected to d r a w oven more t h n n the two preceding events n 194!) and 1030, both of which were highly successful. Chuck Gordon To lÂ»lay As this year's attraction, the Frederick Elks conti acted for the ippcainrico of Chuck Goidon and us orchestra, now one of the coun- ry's outstanding gtoups of instrumentalist'; and vocalists, starring xlh m person and on the n i r Betty Ann Clooney, television ind radio star, who appeals jointly with the Gordon aggregation, hns seen a tremendous vocal success n her own right, following clo.se on the heels ot her famous sister, Rosemary Clooney. The Gordon band plays good music that is both sweet and hot, depending on the mood of the song and the dancers Whips up the hit parade leaders in smooth style and applies the heavy ihylhmlc beats to the standards and stompers, with the result that it satisfies all types of dancers. Instrumentation takes in four nUO^HVOH^MBWMMBiHi^Bll^^mMMlWH Â· I I I I I I B I I It is a sign of wisdom rather than weakness for executives to seek outside management assistance Writ a G EORCE S. MAY COMPANY C) Eailern Division East 47nd Strool, Haw York 17, N. T. E.tobli.hed 1935 saxes, with blend and body rarely heard in bands today, two trumpets, two trombones, piano, bass and drums. Brass section is augmented by Gordon's own trumpet, stepping, back to play along with the boys after a trip down front to apply the personal touch in announcing each selection and giving the downbeat. Making good use of his excellent sax section, band is pitched around the ongan-quality blend of reeds and trombones. The arrangements are on the youthful side and ever bright, and although ensemble playing is emphasized, there are plenty of instrumental sidelights to apply the hot sparks. Vocal qualities are also in high order. Rosalind Stuart a familiar radio voice, gives excellent account of the lyrical content of the popular tunes, particularly the ballads, and for the romantic songs, Ray Weber suits the fancy of the fair sex. Gordon keeps the band's tonal qualities well modulated, never blasting or distorting," and being rich in dancing appeal makes the band one of America's outstanding attractions. STRICKEN IN CAFE United rescue truck was called at 6 10 p. m. Saturday to a local restaurant at 49 South Market stryet and icmoved Albert Shube, Monrovia, to Frederick Memorial Hospital emergency room for treatment of an epileptic attack. American engineers recently completed a 350-mile railroad in the Middle East, linking the Persian Gulf oil port of Dammam to Riyadh. \J S / GAS The All Automatic Fuel For Water Heating FREDERICK GAS CO., Inc. XeL 2575 107 East Patrick St. JOIN HOSPITAL AID TODAY Trailer Truck Loaded With Butter Ig Burned ELBURN, 111., Nov. 18 (Â£) -- A trailer truck loaded with butter burst into flames today after colliding with a twin-diesel engine of a Chicago and Northwestern passenger train. Fire flared after the truck's fuel tank burst T" - truck driver, Bernard Hessler of Baltimore, Md., was burned to death. Although the fire enveloped part of the engine on ihe eastbound train, the City of Portland, no one else was injured. # The train proceeded to Chicago after an hour's delay. Hessler had picked up the load of butter at Fort Dodge, la., and was en route to New York with it. The truck was owned by the Service Trucking Co., Federals- burg, Md. Company officials told State Police that a helper, Charles Joseph of Lewes, Del., had been assigned to the truck. Police said there was no trace of a second truck occupant. MEETING HERE DECEMBER 12 BALTIMORE, Nov. 18--(^P)--The first of a series of explanatory meetings will be held at College Park tomorrow night by the commission working on a streamlining of the state government. The group, headed by Simon Sobeloff, Baltimore attorney, will hold other meetings around the state^ to explain its work to legislators, local officials and others. The College Park meeting will be held in the University of Maryland dining hall. The commission has planned these other sessions: Salisbury, Dec. 5; and Cumberland, Dec 1,2; Baltimore, Dec. 14 and Waldorf, Dec. 18. A The United States. has a trade commissioner in India, stationed in Calcutta. EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED DR. WALTER SNOW OPTOMETRIST 41'North Market St. Phone 835 and, thanks for such refreshment 6OTTI.ED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COIA COMPANY BY FREDERICK COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. 1801 N. Market St., Frederick. Md. Phono 726. Chas. K. Taylor Mirr. -coÂ»Â»"KOrÂ«flisJÂ«rÂ«dfnÂ»JÂ»-morJr. Â© 1951, THE COCA-COLA COMPANY V Bottle Carton Plus Deposit When I SÂ«rvÂ«tMy Gorgeous feddi- 'or once everybody wa* speeches* when I proudly brought in my gorgeous dessert, lusciously decorated with Reddi-wip. They uÂ« couldn't understand how I could serve any-thin* so skmor- oÂ«Â» with absolutely no preparation or work. Kcddi-wip whips tself at the touch of a finger. Kade -with pure, rich creum, : rams even simplest desserts ke gelatins, cupcakes, and pud- iogs into gorgeous treats-- ostantlr. Get Keddi-wip today] MN MM MMJMMI MMttt-'K Th att ksyiviny "Treat. Fast becoming as traditional as the turkey itself, is smooth, creamy, delicious Ni cod emus Ice Cream as the perfect ending to the Thanksgiving Dinner . . . Thanksgiving and Pumpkin Ice Cream molds, Decorated Bricks in your favorite flavor and Egg-Nog Ice Cream in bulk and packages. EAttLY FROM YOUR NICODEMUS ICE CREAM DEALER MORE FLAVOR PER CUP ____ MORE.CUPS PER POUND Prices Effective November 20, And Throughout Week PET MILK A Recipe On Every Can 3 c^s 43 LIBBY'S CUSTARD PUMPKIN 20 N0.2Va CAN G. L. BAKING CO. CRACKER MEAL So Good and Good for You WITH M I L K ftllsbuiy Â£ H E CRUST MK SUNSHINE BISCUIT CO. SUNSHINE KRISPY CRACKERS So Tender and Flakey ARMOUR'S STAR BEEF STEW 16-OZ CAN 54 2 Â«53| pto- Â«55c SILVER FLOSS SAUER KRAUT 2 N0.216 CANS PT. MARBIS ROUGHTOP GINGER SNAPS 10-oz. CRANBERRY SAUCE can 21c PUMPKIN PIE SPICE can 16c JELLO 3 pkgs. 29c FRUIT COCKTAIL No. 2'/ 2 can 47c SNO-SHEEN CAKE FLOUR pkg. 47c POULTRY SEASONING can 16c LANG'S DILL PICKLES qt. 39c SAVl PREMIUM COUPON CAttNMO JAR PETER PAN SALTED PEANUTS JAR 35 C 3 cans PER POUND SAN GIORGIO MACARONI 2 8-01. PKGS. 25 C SAN GIORGIO Spaghetti sauce Just The Right Flavor ARMOUR'S Chili Con Came can 4*3 C 2%-L.B. CAN can BLU-WHITE FLAKES WASh'a/Ht'Kfff ffff/ft sam*ftiirti pica- 10 C SWEETHEART TOILIT SOAP tut 10M THAI *MIÂ» WITH YdU* ItM Reg. size bars j[ *Jc SMITH'S GreatNorthern BEANS Bath Size 2 bars 27 c LB. PKC LISTEN TO OUR PROGRAM ON WFMD EVERY THURS. AT 9:15 A. M. SERV-U SAVE-U STORES HOME OWNED -- HOME OPERATED rWSPAPER!